Beatport Announces a New CEO on the Eve of Amsterdam Dance Event

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Beatport, one the largest and most well-known online destinations for tracks in the electronic music world, announced their new CEO on Tuesday morning.

Robb McDaniels, founder  INgrooves, will be taking over the company. LiveStyle, the parent company Beatport, hired McDaniels with the intention restrengthening he website and continuing to assert its position as the leading online music store in the industry.

Randy Phillips, the CEO and President LifeStyle, stated about the new hire:

McDaniels has played a significant role in the music industry in several capacities prior to taking this position. Beyond his role as founder and CEO INgrooves, he also served as a venture partner for TechInvest and launched Faction Entertainment. His plans are to continue to working with these companies as he starts his new role as CEO at Beatport.

From the birth Beatport in 2004, McDaniels has known the website to be the “preeminent DJ download store in the world.” He continues to comment: